Pitcher Effross to join Cubs, leave IU

Posted by in Baseball on Saturday, Jun. 27, 2015 at 11:52 PM.

Indiana junior pitcher Scott Effross announced his intentions to forgo his final season of eligibility with the Hoosiers to pursue a professional baseball career on Saturday night via Twitter. Effross, who was selected in the 15th round of the Major League Baseball Draft earlier this month, revealed his plans in » read more…


Cubs to give Schwarber cup of coffee #iubase

Posted by in Baseball on Monday, Jun. 15, 2015 at 11:19 PM.

It took only one year for Kyle Schwarber to prove that his All-American success at Indiana translated to professional baseball. Now, as one of Minor League Baseball’s hottest prospects, the former IU star will get his first cup of coffee in the big leagues. According to multiple reports out of » read more…

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Indiana waiting on draft decisions #iubase

Posted by in Baseball on Friday, Jun. 12, 2015 at 7:24 PM.

Chris Lemonis entered the week knowing that he had at least a handful of guys likely to be selected in this year’s MLB Amateur Draft. What he couldn’t be sure of, after two decades as a college baseball coach, is where they all would go. “I thought some of our » read more…

6 Hoosiers selected on final day of MLB Amateur Draft #iubase

Posted by in Baseball on Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015 at 7:56 PM.

Indiana waited two days for the first Hoosier to come off the board in this week’s MLB Amateur Draft. By the end of the third and final day, this year’s draft turned out to be one of the most fruitful in IU program history. Six Indiana players, along with two » read more…

Halstead to the Giants in 21st round, Hartong to the Twins in 29th round

Posted by in Baseball on Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015 at 2:41 PM.

The run on Indiana arms during Day 3 of the MLB Amateur Draft continued in the 21st round when the San Francisco Giants selected IU closer Ryan Halstead with the No. 636 overall pick. This is the third — and final — time the senior right-hander has been drafted. The » read more…

Chicago Cubs draft Jake Kelzer, Scott Effross early on Day 3 #iubase

Posted by in Baseball on Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015 at 1:22 PM.

On the final day of the MLB Amateur Draft, the Chicago Cubs displayed a fondness for Hoosier arms. The Cubs selected former Bloomington South standout Jake Kelzer in the 14th round before swinging back and taking Scott Effross in the 15th round. Both Kelzer and Effross can return to IU » read more…

Handful of Hoosiers waiting on MLB draft #iubase

Posted by in Baseball on Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2015 at 1:48 PM.

Chris Lemonis will spend the next two days peeking at live streams, monitoring Twitter and checking in on player trackers to find where his Hoosiers may fall in this week’s MLB Amateur Draft. The Indiana coach could see a handful of players, as well as an incoming recruit or two, » read more…

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